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Hydrology. Water

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  • An Introduction to Saline Lakes on the Qinghai?Tibet Plateauby Zheng Mianping

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 95.90

    Since 1956 the author has been making extensive and detailed investigations of saline lakes on the Qinghai-Tibet plateau. On the basis of large amounts of reliable first-hand data and multidisciplinary analysis, the book deals with the temporal-spatial evolution of the plateau saline lakes and the prospects for inorganic salts and organic resources... more...

  • Seismic Events in Glaciersby Marek Górski

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 95.90

    This book presents seismic events in glaciers. It describes two groups of quakes: typical icequakes and ice vibrations, and  also discusses the problem of climate change. more...

  • Physics of Lakesby Kolumban Hutter; Irina P. Chubarenko; Wang Yongqi

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 181.15

    This book describes methods of investigation for processes taking place in real lakes, as components of the geophysical environment. Covers numerical modeling, observation and experimental procedures, and the dynamics of lake water as a particle-laden fluid. more...

  • A Story of Six Riversby Peter Coates

    Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 40.00

    Many of the world?s major cities sprang up on the banks of rivers. Used for water, food, irrigation, transportation, and power, rivers sustain life and connect the world together, but most of us think of them simply as waterways that must be crossed on the way to another place. Using four European and two North American rivers as examples, A Story... more...

  • Hydrometeorological Hazardsby Philippe Quevauviller

    Wiley 2014; US$ 102.95 US$ 89.22

    Recent hydrometeorological extreme events have highlighted the increased exposure and vulnerability of societies and the need to strengthen the knowledge-base of related policies. Current research is focused on improving forecasting, prediction and early warning capabilities in order to improve the assessment of vulnerability and risks linked to extreme... more...

  • Environmental Management of River Basin Ecosystemsby Muthuvairavasamy Ramkumar; K Kumaraswamy; R. Mohanraj

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 117.21

    This book offers a unique collection of inter- and multidisciplinary studies on river systems. Rivers have been the prime source of sustenance since the advent of civilization and river systems often form the basis for agriculture, transport, water, and land for domestic, commercial, and industrial activities, fostering economic prosperity. A river... more...

  • Overland Flowby Anthony J Parsons

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 159.95

    Encompassing geomorphology, hydrology and agricultural engineering, this provides an interdisciplinary review of a topic important in both Scientific And Practical Terms - With The Specific Aim Of Promoting interaction between modellers, field workers and laboratory experimentalists. more...

  • Stream Hydrologyby Nancy D. Gordon; Thomas A. McMahon; Brian L. Finlayson; Christopher J. Gippel; Rory J. Nathan

    Wiley 2013; US$ 110.00 US$ 95.33

    Since the publication of the first edition (1994) there have been rapid developments in the application of hydrology, geomorphology and ecology to stream management. In particular, growth has occurred in the areas of stream rehabilitation and the evaluation of environmental flow needs. The concept of stream health has been adopted as a way of assessing... more...

  • Floods in Bangladeshby Hofer Thomas; Messerli Bruno

    United Nations University Press 2006; US$ 45.00

    Is it really true that deforestation and the land use practices of the Himalayan farmers are to blame for the recurring and devastating monsoon floods in the plains of the Ganga and Brahmaputra? The validity of this paradigm has been increasingly questioned. This book presents new evidence resulting from a research project on floods in Bangladesh in... more...

  • Introduction to the Physics of Cohesive Sediment Dynamics in the Marine Environmentby Johan C. Winterwerp; Walther G.M. van Kesteren

    Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 190.00

    This book is an introduction to the physical processes of cohesive sediment in the marine environment. It focuses on highly dynamic systems, such as estuaries and coastal seas. Processes on the continental shelf are also discussed and attention is given to the effects of chemistry, biology and gas. The process descriptions are based on hydrodynamic... more...